Analyst Ratings for NCI Building Systems Inc. (NCS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NCS last month.

5 analysts declared NCS a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NCS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, which equates to a potential upside of 21.21 percent. The lowest price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of -0.83 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -19.21 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.55 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NCS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 19.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of NCS is 1.09.

NCS has a 52-week high of 18.60 and a 52-week low of 13.80. Today's price is 31.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.42 percent below the high. NCS has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NCS value stock report compares NCS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion. NCS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.